Thesaurus / fumbling


Officials originally ruled the play a turnover on a fumble lost by Drake.

The Buccaneers generated a turnover to begin the second half, knocking the football from Drew Brees’s hand in the pocket before his arm started forward for a fumble.

The Ravens’ other touchdown came on a pivotal, 65-yard fumble return by the Ravens’ Chuck Clark, after Indianapolis had scored first while Baltimore’s offense struggled out of the gate against the Colts’ second-ranked defense.

Washington quarterback Kyle Allen passed for 280 yards and two touchdowns against the Giants in Week 6, but he also committed a pair of turnovers, including a fumble that was returned for the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter.

Recovering fumbles isn’t a skill, but some teams, such as the Dallas Cowboys, have lost out on almost eight points per game after accounting for when and where the fumble takes place.

Fumbling with the fasteners of her wide cape she drew it back and revealed a bewilderingly beautiful creation beneath.

Eve to the RescueEthel Hueston

With solid or crisp food there may be a good deal of hesitation and fumbling before he sets himself to masticate and swallow.

The Nervous ChildHector Charles Cameron

All of them had seen Zuleika as she came down to the river; and now they sat gaping up at her, fumbling with their oars.

Zuleika DobsonMax Beerbohm

"We must try to track 'em, since we can't hear 'em," said Jan, fumbling in his pockets.

In half an hour he returned again; and fumbling in his pocket, and drawing forth a candlestick, levelled it at Grace.


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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.